Louisiana State Fire Marshal

Fatal Fire
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 08, 2020 - 8:40 pm
A disabled man died in a fire in Gretna after his father reportedly left home while cooking and left the stove on.
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Camper fire
La State Fire Marshal
Kenny Kuhn
February 10, 2020 - 8:30 am
State fire marshal investigators are on the scene of fatal camper fire in Marrero. Investigators say one person is dead.
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A man is dead after a fire on the Westbank of Jefferson Parish. State Fire Marshal deputies are investigating. "Marrero Harvey Volunteer Fire Company #1 responded to the call just after 1 a.m. in the 400 block of Avenue A," according to a Facebook post. "Though official identity and cause of death...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 08, 2019 - 8:07 am
Authorities say a man who allegedly set a car on fire is now charged with murder. "State Fire Marshal deputies, in collaboration with the Houma Police Department, have arrested a man in connection with a vehicle fire that spread to multiple occupied structures and resulted in the death of a 39-year...
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Don Ames
November 24, 2018 - 10:18 am
The NOPD is assisting the Louisiana State Fire Marshal and the NOFD with the investigation of a Seventh District arson fire Friday night that resulted in a fatality. A call reporting a fire in the 4700 block of Corinne Street was received shortly after 10:30 p.m. After the fire was extinguished,...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 22, 2018 - 6:36 am
Flames claimed the lives of two children overnight. "The Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal is investigating a fatal mobile home fire in Belle Chasse that has claimed the lives of two children and injured three other people," according to a Facebook post from the Fire Marshal's office. The...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 21, 2018 - 9:12 pm
It’s been a week since the landfall of Hurricane Florence on the east coast. Although some have come back to the Bayou State, first responders from Louisiana are still in South Carolina helping with the aftermath of the storm. State Fire Marshal Butch Browning says the Louisiana crew is made up of...
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